Party affiliation: Fianna Fáil
Member, Cork County Council, 1972-1991. Deputy, Dâil, 198I-; FF Deputy Spokesman, Education, 1983-1984. Industry and Employment, 19841987.
Member, Joint Committee Cork City Council and Cork County Council, 1983-1991. Ministry of State, Department of Tourism and Transport, 1987-1992. Sheet metal worker; Chairman, Board of Directors, South Infirmary/Victoria Hosp.